Audio, AI and audiences key for 2018

Audio, AI and audiences key for 2018

Book industry leaders are divided in terms of their outlook for 2018, with some optimistic about growth and others more cautious about the delicate state of high street retailing and the impact of continued political instability.

Opportunities will come in the form of international growth, particularly in China and the Far East, according to Penguin Random House UK’s chief executive Tom Weldon, driven by the weaker pound. Publishers will find fresh audiences as a new generation of readers is ushered in, said Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page, while several chiefs have predicted continued growth in...

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